Suarez was speaking with Sports Illustrated.
On the biting incident with Chelseaâ€™s Branislav Ivanovic last year, Suarez said: â€śFirstly, it was a matter of frustration in the heat of play.
â€śSecondly, you react in a fraction of a second. Something that may not seem like a big thing suddenly is and you arenâ€™t conscious of your reaction or the repercussions.â€ť
But Suarez is adamant he is not a racist â€“ despite that incident with Manchester Unitedâ€™s Patrice Evra three years ago.
He insisted: â€śMy conscience is clear. Firstly, I am not a racist. There are a lot of people who could testify to that.
"Secondly, there are conversations that happen on the field, where a lot gets said.
â€śI am at peace. Of all the video that was available, there was not one piece of evidence to prove I had said something racist.â€ť
But Suarez added: â€śIâ€™ve had some elements on the field that werenâ€™t very good for the game. They werenâ€™t really me. Off the field I am very shy. But I realised I had to adjust my attitude on the field.
"I want to continue to play well â€“ without the bad attitude."
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